1 dead after car lands in Schuylkill River

- A man is dead after his car lands in the Schuylkill River.

Police responded to Kelly Drive & S Ferry Rd. around 2:30 a.m. on Saturday. When officers arrived they found a Volkswagen submerged in the water. Witnesses say the driver was traveling at a high rate of speed before the car hit the curb and went into the water.

Emergency responders were able to pull the car partially out of the water and recovered the driver's body. It's not believed anyone else was in the car at the time of the accident.

Police have not identified the driver at this time. The accident remains under investigation.


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